Huawei P20 Pro: the first mobile with four cameras

They preferred to wait to grab all the attention and they have succeeded. Huawei today unveiled its new P20, a model highly anticipated by the most ‘techies’ that comes to the market with three versions: P20 Lite, P20 and P20 Pro, the most advanced model and which for the first time has three rear cameras, one of them 40 megapixels (MP). This is the “leap” in quality by which his model is named P20 instead of P11, which is what he chronologically ‘played’.

Why so many cameras? The Chinese company was the first to popularize the two-rear camera model that is now presented by virtually all manufacturers. Now the time has come to take a step forward and they are committed to including one more, all with the signature of Leica. The first is a 20 MP monochrome lens, the second a 40 MP RGB, and the third an 8 MP telephoto lens that achieves a 5x (5x) lossless hybrid zoom quality. It has two aperture sensors (f. 1.8 and f. 1.6) that let in more light than ever. The front selfie camera is 24 MP with an f aperture. 2.0.

As for design, in its 6.1 ” Amoled display highlights the ‘notch’ (the upper eyebrow) in the style of the iPhone X, although it is smaller than that of the Apple device. In the notch there is the front camera, the proximity sensors and the call receiver. The device is made of metal and glass, an important change from the previous P10. It will be available in Spain from April 6 for 899 euros.

Comparison between the P20 Pro and P20 models. / E. Martínez

Fabio Arenas, Head of Product Marketing in Spain, explained to this newspaper that they not only want to sell mobile phones, but that consumers have “the best photographic experience”. They know that much of the company’s success has been motivated by word of mouth and they want to exploit this terrain. The CEO of the company, Richard Yu, assured hundreds of media from around the world in Paris that last year they presented “the best camera with artificial intelligence and this year, the best artificial intelligence skills to be a professional” .

The photographic system of the P20 Pro also has ‘ultra snapshot’ (fast shooting) of 0.3 seconds and the ‘4D predictive focus’ that allows focus instantly because it predicts the movement of the object. The video camera incorporates the option of ‘slowmotion’ (slow motion) at 960 frames per second (fps).

In addition to its camera, P20 Pro stands out for its 4,000 mAh battery and its thickness of 7.8 mm in a 6.1-inch body with an Amoled 2240 x 1080 screen. This model has 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of memory expandable by miniSD card. The company points out that you can get the most out of the battery since its processor with Artificial Intelligence (Kirin 970 NPU) learns from each user’s use and “optimizes power.”

P20 and P20 Lite

The middle brother, the model P20It has a 5.8 ” LED screen, 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of memory. A 3,400 mAh battery and it is waterproof. Regarding the camera, ‘only’ will have two rear 12 MP and 20 MP with double opening (f. 1,6 + f. 1,8). The front is 24 MP and an aperture f. 2.0. Both this model and the Pro have the fingerprint sensor on the front of the device, something in which it differs from its main competitors. It is available from this Tuesday for 649 euros.

And the youngest of the three, the P20 Lite, It is a smartphone with a 5.84-inch FHD LCD screen, Kirin 659 processor, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of memory and a 3,000 mAh battery. Despite being the most basic model, it also has dual rear camera, a 16 MP RGB and a 2MP ‘bokeh’ (blur effect). The front has 16 MP and an aperture f. 2.0. It is the only one of the three models that has the fingerprint sensor on the back. It is available from this Tuesday for 369 euros.

Fingerprint reader on the screen

As a final culmination, the firm has presented the Porsche Design model Huawei Mate RS, the first with on-screen fingerprint scanner. In addition, it incorporates the Leica triple camera of the P20 Pro. The 6 ” and 2K curved OLED screen, as well as a curved glass body. All this comes at a price, exactly 1,695 euros for the 6 GB version of RAM and 256 GB of internal memory and -attention- 2,059 for the 512 GB version. Both available in mid-May in Spain.

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